The Aurora Ceres Blog

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ACTION: Food Technology Scouting

ACTION CALL: F20/287/2 Non-destructive testing.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the development of non-destructive testing, in-line and on-line analysis for fruit and vegetables. The inherent variability of agricultural crops makes off-line sampling protocols unreliable, as large sample sizes to account for the variability […]

Active coatings for fruit and vegetables

ACTION CALL: F20/287/1 Active coatings for fruit and vegetables.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the development of active coatings for fruit and vegetables. The active coatings that are of interest will help manage post-harvest handling, support the control of fresh-produce ripening and help maximise shelf-life. Such coatings […]

Reducing Plastic Packaging

ACTION CALL: F20/250/2 Reducing plastic packaging

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking into technologies which can assist their efforts of reducing plastic packaging across the organisation. The product range is broad so any solutions to remove or reduce the use of single use plastics are of interest. Reducing plastic packaging […]

Post-Harvest Handling and Processing of Fresh Produce

ACTION CALL: F20/250/1 Post-harvest handling and processing of fresh produce.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in post-harvest handling and processing technology to support the control of fresh-produce ripening and maximising shelf-life. Also of interest are technologies and processes that can enhance its product development innovation pipeline for value-added products. […]

Food Industry Experts

ACTION CALL: F20/189/1 Management of sticky materials

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for processes and technologies that can aid with the management of sticky gel-like materials. Management of Sticky Materials Food gels can become sticky over time due to atmospheric moisture. A sticky gel can be problematic in down-stream processing. Our client is […]

Mindful Product Development

Mindful Product Development – Out with the old, in with the even older!

Everything goes full circle. When fashions resurface, which they invariably do, they are embellished by the younger generations in order to validate them, whilst the older amongst us will smile and nod knowingly. It is interesting that the key underlying trend, across all product sectors, be they food, clothing or […]

Natural Minerals

ACTION CALL: B19/350/2 Natural Minerals

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for ingredients and technologies that can provide a source of natural minerals in food and drink applications. Natural Minerals Minerals are essential part of the human diet and many of these essential nutrients or ‘trace elements’ are the subject of authorised […]